Florissant man charged after wild chase ends with officer tased - KMOV.com

Florissant man charged after wild chase ends with officer tased

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Anthony Thornton By Lakisha Jackson Anthony Thornton By Lakisha Jackson
(KMOV) -- A man from Florissant is charged with leading police on a chase and assaulting an officer with a taser.
 
Police in Town and Country say Anthony Thorton ran from a stolen car on Highway 40 and into Missouri Baptist Medical Center.
 
Thorton allegedly stole some hospital scrubs and was then on the run for about three hours.
 
When confronted, police say Thorton grabbed the officer's taser and fired it at the officer.
 
The officer was burned by the taser.
 
Thornton has previously been convicted of stealing a car.

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